January 9, 1956 |
Glendale, California, US
|Other names||Kimberly Beck-Hilton|
|Spouse(s)||William Barron Hilton (m. 1978–85) (divorced)
Jason Clark (m. 1988)
Kimberly Beck (born January 9, 1956) is a former American model and actress with more than 60 television and film credits.
Life and career
Beck starred in such movies as Massacre at Central High, Roller Boogie, and Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. Among her notable television credits are General Hospital, Capitol (billed as Kimberly Beck-Hilton), Fantasy Island, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (as one side of a Jekyll-and-Hyde character, whose counterpart was played by Trisha Noble), Westwind, Dynasty, Lucas Tanner and Peyton Place (as the character Kim Schuster). As a child, she appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie and television commercials for such products as Mattel Toymakers Barbie and Chatty dolls. She had a very brief appearance in The Munsters as a transformed Eddie Munster after Eddie drank the rest of Grandpa's Texas Playgirl Potion in season 1, episode 33 entitled "Lily Munster, Girl Model". She starred in the pilot episode of Eight Is Enough as Nancy Bradford, the role that, in the series, went to Dianne Kay. She also had a role in Rich Man, Poor Man Book II with Peter Strauss and a host of other well-received television mini-series. In 1968 she and her step-father Tommy Leonetti, then working in Australia, recorded the single "Let's Take a Walk", released under the name of "Tommy Leonetti and his daughter Kim". It charted at #4 on the Melbourne charts.
In 1988, Beck married producer Jason Clark and they had two sons.
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